Trust Fundraiser (TFF-172)

16 Nov 2017
11 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Trust Fundraiser (TFF-172)
Salary: £24,760-£29,852 p/a dependent on location and experience

Contract: Permanent, full time – 35 hrs p/w

Location: We would welcome applications from candidates from outside of London to work in one of their chosen following locations; London, Leeds or Cardiff offices.

Closing date: Midnight, November 26, 2017

Are you a target-driven, organised and proactive individual with impressive research and communication skills?

If so, why not join St Giles Trust as a Trust Fundraiser and in return you will be embarking on a highly rewarding and career-enhancing position.

About St Giles Trust

A well-established charity that helps ex-offenders and disadvantaged people to move their lives forward, St. Giles Trust offers support to help people overcome any issues that might be holding them back and to prevent the likelihood of them reoffending on release. Often, this is provided by the people who know best how to help – those who have been there themselves.

About this key role

Working closely with the Senior Trust and Grants Manager, as part of our Fundraising and Communications Team, this vital position will see our successful candidate research, apply for, secure and manage the best possible new donations and grants from trusts and foundations, in line with our organisational strategy, plans and objectives

You will also account manage a portfolio of grant makers, plus work closely with project managers to oversee the successful delivery of projects and to ensure that funders are kept informed of achievements. Monitoring and analysing outcomes from projects and providing regular reports for trusts, foundations and other funding bodies are key duties, as is compiling and maintaining detailed records of donations, contact details and history and ensuring their integration into the fundraising database.

To secure this excellent opportunity, you must have:

  • Experience of securing funds up to £15,000
  • Successful stewardship of funding relationships
  • Excellent IT and communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to write compelling applications and reports
  • Strong time-management, prioritisation and organisational experience
  • A willingness to learn and develop with a view to making high-value, multi-year applications
  • Sympathy with the aims and ethos of St Giles as an organisation

To apply, please send us your CV and a supporting statement by clicking apply.

For your supporting statement; refer to the Person Specification as set out in the Job Description.